Interviews
Aug 23 2013
INTERVIEW: CENTENARIAN KANNADA LEXICOGRAPHER
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Sriram Vittalamurthy
Like lakhs of others, he too was technically a migrant to Bangalore, though not from outside the state. He has enriched the language with his dictionaries and literary works. Here are the excerpts from an interview with Professor G Venkatasubbiah, who turned 100 today.
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Aug 06 2013
BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL-2013
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Revathi Siva Kumar
Bangalore Literature Festival - 2013 will be held from September 27 to 29, at Jayamahal Palace. Vikram Sampath, co-founder of the fest, talks about books, literature fests and more.
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May 17 2013
INTERVIEW OF NEW CM
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News Desk
How well do Bangaloreans know Karnataka’s new head of state? What kind of person is he? Fielding questions on Suvarna News, Siddaramaiah let out a calm demeanor to round off the tough-man image he has cultivated over the years.
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May 03 2013
CANDIDATE-SPEAK: MICHAEL FERNANDES, KJP, SARVAGNA NAGAR
Navya P K
In an interview to Citizen Matters, veteran politician, BPAC-endorsed candidate for Sarvagna Nagar Michael Fernandes unravels his plans for his constituency if he wins the elections.
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May 03 2013
Navya P K
Ex-Mayor and BJP candidate from Shanthinagar, Murthy blames the lack of cooperation from the previous MLA and councillors for the woes of the constituency; says, his experience as mayor and corporator will help him solve problems.
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May 02 2013
BYATARAYANAPURA MLA CANDIDATE YOGAIAH, LOKSATTA
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Pushpa S.
Byatarayanapura candidate and ex-airforce man Yogaiah says he could not remain as spectator of current corrupt practices in administration and the opaque governance.
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May 02 2013
HEBBAL MLA CANDIDATE SRIDHAR PABBISETTY, LOKSATTA PARTY
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Aruna C Shekhar
Sridhar Pabbisetty, an MBA and Loksatta candidate from Hebbal, presents a welcome picture to even the most cynical, and especially to the young and the middle class.
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May 01 2013
CANDIDATE-SPEAK: A C SRINIVAS, INC, MAHADEVPURA
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Subramaniam Vincent
At a time when some observers believe that Aravind Limbavali, the sitting BJP MLA, is bound to win the Mahadevapura seat that comprises a massive area from Whitefield-Kadugodi to Sarjapur Road, A C Srinivas (Congress) is positioning himself as Mr Clean.
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May 01 2013
BASAVANAGUDI MLA CANDIDATE: PROF B K CHANDRASHEKAR
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Navya P K
Congress candidate for Basavanagudi speaks straight about governance issues and party policies. He suggests a futuristic course of action rather than brooding over the past.
May 01 2013
HEBBAL MLA CANDIDATE: ABDUL AZEEM
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Aruna C Shekhar
Abdul Azeem is standing in Hebbal on a JDS ticket, and vows to ‘eradicate rowdyism’ in Hebbal.
Apr 29 2013
CANDIDATE-SPEAK 2013: DR M R V PRASAD
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Sriram V
Prior to being endorsed by the Bangalore Political Action Committee, Dr M R V Prasad, JD(S) candidate form Padmanabhanagar, spoke to Citizen Matters, on his entry to politics and campaign.
Mar 29 2013
POLITICS AND REFORM
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Subramaniam Vincent
In a candid conversation, Lok Satta party leader Jayaprakash Narayan, as he shares his thoughts on the chances for his candidates in the Karnataka elections, as well as for an overall reform movement in Indian politics.
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Jan 11 2013
AGELESS PURSUITS
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Reshmi Chakraborty
At 78, Nagamani makes a herb-infused oil and has two music albums to her credit. Here is how this charming lady started it all.
Jan 11 2013
INTERVIEW: CHANGING POLITICS
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Subramaniam Vincent
His approach seems to make the very essence of one key aspect democracies worldwide -- political parties - standup on its head. The founder of Nav Bharat says his organisation is going candidate-centric to make crooks lose elections.
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Dec 11 2012
INTERVIEW WITH BMTC MD ANJUM PARWEZ
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Navya P K
BMTC chief Anjum Parwez talks about cutting costs and being profitable, and plans of buying new buses and improving existing services, in this exclusive interview.
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Oct 19 2012
BMTF CHIEF R P SHARMA
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Navya P K
R P Sharma was much in the news, over his transfer and his subsequent triumph at the CAT. This IPS officer has been fighting corruption and irregularities all along and doesn’t think it is difficult to do so. He opens up about why he does, what he does.
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Oct 15 2012
INTERVIEW WITH PRIYA RAMASUBBAN
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Padmalatha Ravi
With a body of work that could be the envy of any aspiring documentary filmmaker, Priya Ramasubban, is now entering the feature film territory. She plans to crowdfund her first feature.
Oct 10 2012
INTERVIEW WITH KRUTHIKA LAKSHMAN, BASKET BALL PLAYER
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Abhishek Angad
Kruthika Lakshman has been playing Basketball since 2003, the recent Ekalavya award, is quite the morale booster for her. Here she shares her experiences and talks about what can be improved to produce better quality players.
Oct 10 2012
INTERVIEW WITH BOOKSTALK FOUNDER
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Anisha Nair
Lack of time is one of the reasons for not reading up. How about if you can listen to books on the way to work? While waiting at the bus stop? Jay Zende, a Koramangala resident has come with just the solution for this.
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Oct 02 2012
INTERVIEW: R R CHERLA, AUTHOR OF DEVIL'S ETHER
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Abhishek Angad
Do you update your status message on social networking sites with every single detail of the day? Do you download apps that can access your profile? Watch out..
Sep 27 2012
MYSORE TRADITIONAL PAINTINGS
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Anisha Nair
One painting takes months to finish and it also takes a toll on her health. But Prabha Mallesh continues to paint because she believes it keeps one rooted in culture.
Sep 26 2012
INTERVIEW WITH SANTOSH HEGDE
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Subramaniam Vincent
Justice Santosh Hegde speaks about the Palike’s showdown with R P Sharma and gets candid about whether and how he will endorse candidates in the coming elections.
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Sep 11 2012
INTERVIEW WITH DALIT BAHUJAN MOVEMENT LEADER
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Navya P K
Much of the allocated money is not spent. And the little money spent goes towards building roads and houses, that are of poor quality. What about welfare schemes, asks Dalit leader, Venkatesh M.
Sep 07 2012
A CONVERSATION WITH THE FOUNDER OF DISCOUNTPANDIT
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Abhishek Angad
He dropped out of college because he believed he was better off being an entrepreneur. His venture is the platform where both buyers and vendors get a good deal, while he makes his moolah.
Sep 04 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR - VIJAYAN MENON
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Anisha Nair
He believes that the responsibility of the citizens does not end with finding faults with the governance. There comes responsibility along with rights.
Sep 04 2012
SURESH HEBLIKAR ON KANNADA FILMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
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Sankar C G
His films were rooted in reality. His protagonists were blood and sweat unlike in most films. He continues to hark back to reality in his environmental struggles as well.
 
 

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